Posts tagged "Good Food movement"

Changing For Better, Close To Home: Susan Taylor's Good Food Project

For a guest speaker, getting a room full of antsy schoolchildren to pay attention to you may seem a daunting task. But Susan Taylor, who runs a Chicago-based non-profit organization called the Good Food Project, has the answer. Bring fruit. Taylor’s Good Food Project aims to educate children that fresh fruit is not only a... Read more »

Greening Chicago: Meet Garden Girl Sara Gasbarra

There is urban agriculture. And there is really urban agriculture. This container vegetable garden — with its great view of Chicago’s Willis Tower, the tallest building in North America — is on the 8th floor sub-roof of the Hilton Chicago hotel on South Michigan Avenue. It is one of the “edible gardens” being designed for... Read more »

Green City Diary: Vegging Out At A Chicago Farmers' Market

So is my farmers’ market habit getting a bit obsessive? Yes and no. But mostly no. The photo above is my haul from my visit Saturday morning to Chicago’s Green City Market, located at the south end of Lincoln Park — the actual park, not the neighborhood. This still life includes peaches, apricots, sweet cherries,... Read more »
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